A Christian Science Monitor "10 Best Books of August" Pick
In 1910, Olive MacLeod, a thirty-year-old, redheaded Scottish aristocrat, received word that her fiance, the famous naturalist Boyd Alexander, was missing in Africa. So she went to find him. Olive the Lionheart is the thrilling true story of her astonishing journey - and her awakening to the real reason of why she really came to Africa in the first place. Drawing on Olive's own letters and secret diaries, Olive the Lionheart is a love story that defies all boundaries, set against the backdrop of a beautiful, unconquerable Africa.